1st Edition

Ecosystem Management
Adaptive Strategies For Natural Resource Organizations in the Twenty-First Century

ISBN 9781560326076
Published December 1, 1998 by CRC Press
200 Pages

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Book Description

This book documents some of the perceptions, strategies, and actions of natural resource agencies in the twenty-first century as they seek to respond to the changed reality influencing their policies and practices. It considers some of the responses in tools, techniques, and organizational change.

Table of Contents

I: Emerging Challenges for Natural Resource Organizations in the Twenty-First Century: Problems, Politics, and People Overview 1. New Forestry, Neopolitics, and Voodoo Economies: Research Needs for Biodiversity Management 2. International Tourism: Current Trends and Market Research with Implications for Managing Public Attractions 3. Managing for the New Forest Visitor: The Impact of Changing Demographic Variables 4. Mobilizing for Environmental Justice in Communities of Color: An Emerging Profile of People of Color Environmental Groups II: Adaptive Visions—New Perspectives, Ecosystem Management, Leadership, and Bioregionalism Overview 5. From New Perspectives to Ecosystem Management: A Social Science Perspective on Forest Management 6. Ecosystem Management: A New Perspective for National Forests and Grasslands 7. Toward a Better Understanding of Human/Environment Relationships in Canadian National Parks 8. Leadership in a Community of Interests III: Adaptive Tools and Techniques 9. After 10 and 50: The Adoption and Diffusion of the Visitor Sevices Project 10. Benefits-Based Management: A New Paradigm for Managing Amenity Resources 11. Parks Canada's Economic and Business Models: Perspectives on Their Development and Use Jay Beaman 12. The Recreation Opportunity Spectrum and the Limits of Acceptable Change Planning Systems: A Review of Experiences and Lessons

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